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    • aardvaak
    • By aardvaak 7th Jul 18, 4:38 PM
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    Roads
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    • 7th Jul 18, 4:38 PM
    Roads 7th Jul 18 at 4:38 PM
    The roads around me seem unusually quiet around me this afternoon
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    • George Michael
    • By George Michael 7th Jul 18, 5:06 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 5:06 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 5:06 PM
    The roads around me seem unusually quiet around me this afternoon
    Originally posted by aardvaak
    Do the roads around you usually make a lot of noise?
    • EssexExile
    • By EssexExile 7th Jul 18, 5:07 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 5:07 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 5:07 PM
    It's the Tour de France & Wimbledon.
    Tall, dark & handsome. Well two out of three ain't bad.
    • facade
    • By facade 7th Jul 18, 6:05 PM
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    • #4
    • 7th Jul 18, 6:05 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 6:05 PM
    Wasn't there a football match on in a foreign country somewhere????
    I want to go back to The Olden Days, when every single thing that I can think of was better.....

    (except air quality and Medical Science )
    • Inner Zone
    • By Inner Zone 7th Jul 18, 6:17 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 6:17 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 6:17 PM
    And maybe a little event at Silverstone.
    • Savvy_Sue
    • By Savvy_Sue 7th Jul 18, 6:44 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 6:44 PM
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    • 7th Jul 18, 6:44 PM
    And something in Bristol.

    But yes, they were quiet, weren't they? And the shops.
    Still knitting!
    Completed: 1 adult cardigan, 3 baby jumpers, 3 shawls, 1 sweat band, 3 pairs baby bootees,
    1 Wise Man Knitivity figure + 1 sheep, 2 pairs socks, 2 hats 2 balaclavas for seamen, 1 balaclava for myself ...
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    • aardvaak
    • By aardvaak 8th Jul 18, 2:13 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 2:13 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 2:13 PM
    Wasn't there a football match on in a foreign country somewhere????
    Originally posted by facade

    Was there?


    Would that make a difference?
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 8th Jul 18, 2:17 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 2:17 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 2:17 PM
    It was brilliant. I needed to go 30 miles to the nearest Argos that had a fan in stock. Was a lovely drive.

    And Waitrose was empty.

    Delighted England won. When are they playing again? Looking forward to another shopping trip.
    • facade
    • By facade 8th Jul 18, 3:56 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 3:56 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 3:56 PM
    Wednesday at 7pm.


    Hopefully they will crush their enemies in this one, and then they play again on Sunday, winning that should gain us a minimum of 2 extra holidays for National Rejoicing. (I'll rejoice like a Good 'Un if we get the Monday & Tuesday off)
    I want to go back to The Olden Days, when every single thing that I can think of was better.....

    (except air quality and Medical Science )
    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 8th Jul 18, 5:29 PM
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    Wednesday at 7pm.


    Hopefully they will crush their enemies in this one, and then they play again on Sunday, winning that should gain us a minimum of 2 extra holidays for National Rejoicing. (I'll rejoice like a Good 'Un if we get the Monday & Tuesday off)
    Originally posted by facade

    I'll be quite annoyed as I don't work Mondays and I'm already on holiday on the Tuesday .
    • facade
    • By facade 8th Jul 18, 5:45 PM
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    They should make it an extra Bank Holiday if we win, a proper extra one that is in the "plus Bank Holidays" list, not simply shunt one of our existing holiday entitlement into the Bank Holidays.
    Bring us a bit nearer to Europe, virtually every day there is a Bank Holiday.
    I want to go back to The Olden Days, when every single thing that I can think of was better.....

    (except air quality and Medical Science )
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